Bex Humphrey

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Seared tuna with preserved lemon, black olive and avocado relish

This came about accidentally. I’d made the relish - without the avocado or the lemon - to go with lamb, then used the leftovers with a halved avocado that was lurking in the fridge. Once I’d added slivers of preserved lemon, the combination was perfect. You can use coriander or mint instead of …

Espresso panna cotta

This dessert is really easy to make. At my restaurant, The Seahorse, we serve it in little coffee cups and recommend a brandy or two with it!<p>SERVES<p>12<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 gelatin leaves<br>• 220ml espresso coffee<br>• 220ml milk<br>• 120ml caster sugar<br>• 100ml brandy<br>• 360ml double cream<p><b>For the syrup:</b><p>300ml caster sugar<br>• 125ml …

A Fresh Perspective: Window Backsplash Ideas And The Designs Around Them

Ideally, a kitchen should have lots of natural light and that usually means that sacrifices have to be made in order to accommodate large windows or …

8 Ways You're Probably Using Your Curling Iron Wrong

Nix these mistakes for perfect waves every time.<p>There's nothing worse than spending tons of time meticulously curling your hair before an event, only to end up with frizzy curls, weird pieces sticking out, an embarrassingly outdated style, or worse...limp locks because your curls didn't even last …

Hair

A Middle Eastern feast: soak up all the flavours of the souk

There is a lot more to Middle Eastern food than hummus, tahini and falafel if you follow Israeli-born chef Michael Rantissi’s lead. And so you should. His recipes are a mouth-watering update on the classics: chocolate and pistachio baklavas; date and dukkah brownies; vibrant broad bean salads which …

How to start a food blog: everything you need to know

Emma Gardner, author of the award-winning blog Poires au Chocolat, gives her tips on blog design, food photography and recipe writing<p><b>Blogging basics</b> <br>Create your blog on <b>blogger.com</b><b>,</b> which is the platform I use, or <b>wordpress.com</b> – both are free and easy to set up. Choose a name that is memorable and …

London Food And Drink News: 26 June 2014

<i>Welcome to our weekly round-up of all that’s happening in London’s food and drink scene.</i><p><b>Inside this week: pizza, pies, Peckham, pop-ups and …

A Room by Room Guide to Scandinavian Style

Scandinavian style in home décor is very hot right now. And for good reason! There’s an inherent charm and appeal to the white-walled-loving style …

Ultimate Cleaning Tips & Tricks Guide: 31 Ideas For A Sparkling Home

Although cleaning the house is not my favorite activity, I always love the results. That feeling of accomplishment when you see the whole place …

Are you part of the 'pay-as-you-live' generation?

Books, CDs, a car. It's amazing what you don't need. One writer reveals why she said goodbye to ‘stuff’ and embraced the new 'lightweight living'<p>One day in 2011 I stood in my flat, surrounded by stacks of shoes, books, CDs and tangles of phone chargers, and felt utterly paralysed. I was 30, I’d …

What Glug, Knob, Thinly Sliced, Toss, Sprinkle, and Splash Means

What we mean when we say glug, knob, toss, splash, sprinkle, toss, and thinly sliced.<p>Last week, we shared what we mean when we say things like "sprinkle," "drizzle," "schmear," and "dollop." Because when you cook, sometimes it's easier to learn by sight, sound, and description rather than exact …

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Salad with Mint and Hazelnuts

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Strawberries and rhubarb are a power duo in pie; here raw rhubarb plays a tart counter to sweet strawberries.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts<p>2 rhubarb stalks, thinly sliced on the diagonal<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1 tablespoon Cointreau or …

How to Throw the Worst Dinner Party of All Time—or Not!

Throwing a killer dinner party is trickier than it looks—here's where we've messed up, and our tips for how to do better next time<p>On Sunday night, I co-hosted my very first dinner party. Despite having worked as a line cook in New York City and a cook on a small farm in central New York, I'd …

Interior Envy, Much? Get Inspired By This Artist's Gorgeous Pad

Randa Salloum is the artist behind the fabulous fashion inspired metallic art of I See Noise Prints and the face behind the style blog, …

Online Life

7 Clever Hacks To Speed Up Your Smartphone

Illustrated by Jenny Kraemer.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on April 19.</i><p>It lies next to you in bed. You feel naked without it. You can’t …

Refurbished Flat in Islington by Architecture for London

Just because a home is from another era doesn’t mean it can’t be modern. This flat in London is located within a Georgian townhouse that was built in …

Architecture

Animup Brand Identity by Isabela Rodrigues

Animup – Video Production Identity.<p>Isabela Rodrigues‘ Sweety Branding Studio was responsible to create a new brand identity for Animup, a video …

Healthy Baked Fish Sticks with Lemon Caper Sauce

5<p><i>5 / 5 (5 Reviews)</i><p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>4 Freestyle Points 229 calories<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>30 minutes<p>Making fish sticks from scratch is …

The new baker: almond currant brioche ring

A delicious brioche ring filled with almond paste and currants, topped with a buttermilk glaze.<p><i>Serves six</i><p><b>For the dough:</b><br>2½ tsp dried active yeast<br>110ml (3¾oz) whole milk, warm<br>290g (10oz) plain flour<br>85g (3oz) unsalted butter<br>3 tbsp caster sugar<br>2 large eggs<p><b>For the filling:</b><br>120g (4oz) ground almonds<br>120g …

Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 10 min<p>Brown rice—higher in fiber and other nutrients than its white counterpart—is the perfect vehicle for this quick, protein-heavy lunch.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 cups cooked brown rice<p>1 teaspoon red wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground …

Recipes

Baking Club special: your baking questions answered

One word keeps recurring in the questions and conundrums you’ve sent in to the Baking Club over the past two years: Help!<p>The cry “Help!” says a lot about fear of failure. So I hope some of the answers here in this Baking Club special may bring peace of mind in an area of cooking that can be the …

Soho House Butterscotch Delight with butterscotch sauce recipe

From "Eat, Drink, Nap", the new book by Soho House, the club's founder Nick Jones reveals the hotel's most delicious dessert<p><i>Makes six to eight</i><p><b>For the butterscotch sauce:</b><br>170g (6oz) caster sugar<br>3 tbsp powdered glucose<br>10g (½oz) unsalted butter<br>300ml (½ pint) double cream<p><b>For the butterscotch …

Honey Spice Roasted Chickpeas | Vintage Mixer

Preheat oven to 425 degrees<p>Drain, rinse then dry the chickpeas. Discard any loose skins by pinching the beans in between your thumb and index finger …

grilled pears with cinnamon drizzle

So I recently discovered something <i>INSANELY AMAZING</i>. I would liken it to that time Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon, if I was being modest. You …

Doesn't look like much

In my family, the equivalent to "when I was young, I walked to school through three feet of snow .. uphill — both ways!" is the distance it used to …

38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

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Seaweed and Tofu Beignets with Lime Mayonnaise

6 Servings<p>At Alma, Los Angeles, these airy beignets are topped with yuzu kosho, a spicy condiment made with yuzu (an aromatic Japanese citrus), chile, and salt. Though not the same, we got great results using lemons.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Lime Mayonnaise<p>1 large egg yolk*<p>1 tsp. finely grated …